Salman Rushdie’s attacker pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Salman Rushdie’s attacker pleads not guilty to attempted murder

The suspected attacker of Salman Rushdie pleaded not guilty on Thursday. (file)

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Salman Rushdie’s suspected assailant pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault at a court hearing in New York on Thursday.

Speaking through her lawyer, 24-year-old Hadi Matar reiterated her plea of ​​not guilty to charges of allegedly storming the stage at a literary event last week and stabbing the British novelist multiple times in the neck and abdomen.

The judge ordered that he be kept in custody without bail.

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